From: Lizard Blizzard
Subject: Re: V regulator input cap size?
Date: Tue, 05 Nov 2002 08:07:53 -0800
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John Fields wrote:
> Put up or shut up.
J.F. just doing his RSW imitation.
Er, 'scuse me, Emulation, not imitation.
> John Fields
> Professional circuit designer
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PUNCTUATION - Apostrophe
Incorrect uses: (i) the apostrophe must not be used with a plural
where there is no possessive sense, as in ~tea's are served here~;
(ii) there is no such word as ~her's, our's, their's, your's~.
Confusions: it's = it is or it has (not 'belonging to it'); correct
uses are ~it's here~ (= it is here); ~it's gone~ (= it has gone);
but ~the dog wagged its tail~ (no apostrophe).
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From a fully deputized officer of the Apostrophe Police!